Feature Stories Archive

Finding Community Through SOUPport

January 28, 2020

Spiritual Life facilitates “a series of difficult conversations over a warm bowl of soup”

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Celebrating Diwali in Rockefeller Chapel

January 10, 2020

Spiritual Life and student organizations give students space to celebrate the festival of lights

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Learning How to Lead

October 23, 2019

UChicago Leads Pre-Orientation Program encourages incoming first years to explore their own style of leadersip

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Something for Everyone at the Bells of Summer

July 31, 2019

Weekly concerts bring community together, showcase the versatility of the Rockefeller carillon

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Veterans Learn Kayaking on Flat Waters of UChicago Pool

July 24, 2019

Ratner Athletics Center hosts Team River Runner program for veterans, UChicago community

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Eating Healthy at the Dining Commons

July 22, 2019

Resident dietitian and UChicago Dining help students navigate the dining commons

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(Swing) Dance the Week Away

June 27, 2019

Chicago Swing Dance Society brings together students, community members with weekly dances

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Forming Connections as Grad Students

April 30, 2019

International House offers programs to help students build communities across campus

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Fostering Connections through Dialogue

March 6, 2019

Spiritual Life Collective encourages interfaith conversations

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Women’s Lacrosse Ready for Inaugural Varsity Season

February 27, 2019

Home opener at Stagg Field marks NCAA debut for longtime club team

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Wellness Coaching: Fostering Holistic Wellness for the Individual

January 28, 2019

An HPW program helps students achieve their wellness visions

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Promoting Peace through International Houses Worldwide

December 27, 2018

UChicago students make an impact through Davis Projects for Peace

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Learning Beyond the Classroom

November 7, 2018

Student first responders provide medical assistance across campus

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University Announces Expanded Wellness Resources

October 4, 2018

UChicago has made a number of recent enhancements to health and counseling resources and will open a new wellness center

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Phoenix Farms: Creating a Buzz on Campus

March 28, 2018

New RSO aims to educate students on beekeeping and gardening

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Finding Empowerment through Bias Response

March 15, 2018

Bias Education and Support Team marks 10 years of helping students respond to incidents

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Collaborating Across Differences

February 22, 2018

Modus Vivendi program helps students understand different perspectives

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Creating Community

November 13, 2017

UChicago's Resident Assistants offer invaluable support

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Cooking and Camaraderie

November 3, 2017

UChicago Dining Grill Club and chefs team up for friendly competition

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Mental Health: A Different Approach to First Aid

November 1, 2017

Mental Health First Aid helps trainees to identify and respond to signs of mental illness

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UChicago Softball Goes Abroad

September 1, 2017

Australia trip offers a bonding experience for the Maroons

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A Decade of Tea & Pipes

July 18, 2017

The history of Tea & Pipes

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Rosalie Resch: From Student Athlete to Senior Associate Director

May 9, 2017

Throughout her 46 years at UChicago, Resch has made a significant impact.

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Spirit Week Brings Together UChicago Community

April 19, 2017

Events include Hindu and Muslim concert, premiere of composition by Augusta Read Thomas

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Peer Support

March 9, 2017

Peer Health Advocates empower students to make healthy choices

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Grad Student Central

February 17, 2017

International House and UChicagoGRAD partner to create a new destination for graduate students

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Keeping Active at UChicago

February 16, 2017

Athletics and Recreation's options benefit students’ physical and mental health

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Learning Leadership

January 19, 2017

Student-run cafés help students build management skills, friendships

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A Home for the Holidays

December 12, 2016

International House programs connect students with communities and rtaditions

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Tunes from the Tower

November 8, 2016

Guild of Carillonneurs gives students a chance to play iconic Rockefeller Carillon

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Homecoming 2016

November 1, 2016

UChicago Community connects and cheers on the Maroons during Homecoming weekend

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Bringing New Flavor to Campus

October 3, 2016

Bon Appétit Management Company becomes campus food service provider

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From High School Heisman to UChicago

First Year Taylor Campos excels on the run and in the classroom

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University of Chicago Opens Campus North Residential Commons

September 19, 2016

Residential and dining facility designed by Studio Gang Architects creates new campus gateway

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Allies in Training

July 25, 2016

Safe Space trainings build an ally network for LGBTQ individuals

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Ida Noyes Hall Foyer Named for Marion Talbot

June 9, 2016

Honoring a Champion of Women’s Rights at UChicago

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Honoring the Past, Looking to the Future

May 26, 2016

Rockefeller Chapel Choir members perform beloved classics and new music

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Discovering Leadership

May 18, 2016

Student Leadership Institute gives insights on becoming leaders on campus and beyond

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Community Ties

April 14, 2016

Students serve the Woodlawn community through Alternative Spring Break

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New Academic Information System Opens to Students

April 13, 2016

New Academic Information System opens to students

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Changing the Conversation

March 17, 2016

Active Minds seeks to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness

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Practicing Stillness

March 4, 2016

Spiritual Life programs offer opportunities for meditation

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The World's Stage

February 1, 2016

I-House brings cultural and intellectual programming to UChicago

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Peers Helping Peers

February 10, 2016

Peer Educators empower students with sexual violence prevention strategies

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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

January 28, 2016

CSL programs help the UChicago community reflect on King’s words and take action

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UChicago Maroon Attends Sugar Bowl as Part of Allstate Good Works Team

January 6, 2016

Senior cornerback Vincent Beltrano was one of 22 college football players to be honored

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Balancing the Life of the Mind

December 2, 2015

Health Promotion and Wellness focuses on keeping all parts of the student body well

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Making UChicago Accessible

September 28, 2015

Student Disability Services provides resources and accommodations for students with disabilities

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Summer on Campus

August 20, 2015

Summer Conferences keep the UChicago Campus busy during the summer break

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Campus North is Topped Off

August 18, 2015

A group gathered to watch as the top beam was placed on the new Campus North Residential Commons

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Celebrating a Cultural Legacy

May 8, 2015

The African and Caribbean Student Organization celebrated their 10th anniversary at this year's cultural show

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UChicago Dining: A Good Place To Eat Gluten Free

May 4, 2015

New Gluten Free Station receives national recognition

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Two students win grants from Davis Projects for Peace

April 13, 2015

Alex Ding and Sujata Singh win $10,000 to implement grassroots summer projects

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UChicago: An Uncommon Experience

March 12, 2015

Students receive funding to turn unique ideas into reality

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Leadership at UChicago: Putting Theory into Practice

February 15, 2015

Applying knowledge and gaining experience through the Center for Leadership and Involvement

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At FitChicago Classes, Everyone is Welcome

November 25, 2014

Get healthy and have fun!

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The Students Make the House

October 13, 2014

House culture constantly evolves as new students join the traditions

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Becoming an Engaged Scholar

September 3, 2014

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship demystifies the graduate school process

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MAPSCorps Connects UChicago Students to the Community

August 14, 2014

Students lead high schoolers in a quest to map the South Side's resources and assets

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Scav 2014: The Tradition Continues

May 23, 2014

Burton-Judson claims victory in the wacky competition

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Leading the Way

January 18, 2014

UChicago students benefit from leadership development initiatives

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Rising to the Occasion

November 8, 2013

UChicago's diversity awareness campaign calls for greater understanding

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Creating change in your community

June 7, 2013

CNN special correspondent Soledad O’Brien delivers the first keynote address of the RISE diversity awareness campaign

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South Asian culture takes center stage

June 1, 2013

Annual show celebrates cultural heritage of students from the subcontinent

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Scav 2013 takes over campus

May 8, 2013

Annual four-day hunt sets students competing in wacky olympics, swim-and-rap biathlon

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Student athletes serving our community

April 26, 2013

UChicago Athletics performs community service at Hyde Park Neighborhood Club

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Spirit Week 2013

April 24, 2013

Celebrate the diversity of faith traditions on campus

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University responses to events in Boston

April 16, 2013

Campus community joins nation in solidarity and sympathy

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Welcoming the Year of the Snake

February 21, 2013

Hundreds of students and alumni and their family members celebrated the Chinese New Year at International House

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Winter Festival Explores Arts

February 8, 2013

Students enjoy seasonal outdoor arts as part of ORCSA festival

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MLK events honor legacy, celebrate diversity

January 25, 2013

UChicago reflects on civil rights and engages in community action through a series of MLK events

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Neon Night 2013

January 23, 2013

UChicago students and fans wore their brightest colors to cheer on the men's and women's basketball teams.

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House traditions nurture community

December 20, 2012

Unifying rituals in College’s 38 houses range from broomball to polar bear plunges

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A Rower Abroad

December 6, 2012

One student shares his account of traveling with members of UChicago’s Crew Club to the City of Lights

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Experiencing the Election

November 8, 2012

Election night events bring students together

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Enhancing halal

November 8, 2012

Muslim students collaborate with UChicago Dining for more halal food choices

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DebateWatch 2012

November 2, 2012

Final presidential debate becomes an opportunity for students and staff to engage in political discourse

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Women take top running honors

October 31, 2012

UChicago Women's Cross Country team wins UAA Championship

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Intro to fitness

October 4, 2012

Academic year opens with a most unusual physical competition and new options for fitness

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Moving in

September 28, 2012

Successful coordination, planning helps make first-year Move-In Day a success

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Building political engagement

September 27, 2012

New CSL and Institute of Politics partnership creates opportunities for students in public service and politics

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Spiritual growth

September 26, 2012

The new Spiritual Life Office helps to support the University’s growing spiritual community

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Students work to fight tuberculosis in Peru

September 20, 2012

Participants of GlobeMed, an RSO, spent time in Peru this summer to help tuberculosis patients

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